Metroidvania

05.09.15
'Castlevania' designer explains what made 'Symphony' so special
05.09.15

'Castlevania' designer explains what made 'Symphony' so special

There's plenty I could say about Castlevania: Symphony of the Night but in the interest of time I'...

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09.09.14
Stealth Inc 2 sneaks to Wii U eShop October 23
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09.09.14

Stealth Inc 2 sneaks to Wii U eShop October 23

Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones will launch October 23 on the Wii U eShop, Curve Studios confirmed...

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03.29.14
Joystiq Weekly: Facebook buys Oculus VR, Bioshock Infinite DLC review, GDC videos and more
03.29.14

Joystiq Weekly: Facebook buys Oculus VR, Bioshock Infinite DLC review, GDC videos and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and ori...

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03.24.14
'Metroidvania' should actually be 'Zeldavania'
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03.24.14

'Metroidvania' should actually be 'Zeldavania'

Koji Igarashi, longtime producer of the Castlevania series, is generally the person most of us ass...

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03.19.14
Frustration at social gaming focus drove Igarashi to leave Konami
03.19.14

Frustration at social gaming focus drove Igarashi to leave Konami

When longtime Castlevania mastermind Koji Igarashi announced his departure from Konami earlier this...

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09.12.13
Metroid-style action game Blood Alloy jumps to Kickstarter
09.12.13

Metroid-style action game Blood Alloy jumps to Kickstarter

Suppressive Fire Games recently launched a Kickstarter project to fund its first game, Blood Alloy...

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04.13.13
Chasm brings 'Metroidvania' action to Kickstarter
04.13.13

Chasm brings 'Metroidvania' action to Kickstarter

Discord Games recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring its upcoming 2D "Metroidvania-style...

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04.30.10
Rumor: Castlevania 'Harmony of Despair' is 2D, 6-player XBLA game
04.30.10

Rumor: Castlevania 'Harmony of Despair' is 2D, 6-player XBLA game

A trusted source has told Joystiq that "Harmony of Despair," the title of a recent European tradema...

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03.16.10
GDC: 'Designing Shadow Complex' (or: zig when they zag)
03.16.10

GDC: 'Designing Shadow Complex' (or: zig when they zag)

While Metroid director Yoshio Sakamoto may not have played Shadow Complex, the XBLA darling's creat...

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